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Description - The Good Life in the Old Testament by R. Norman Whybray

Can we know how the ancient Israelites conceived of "the good life"? In this, his last work, Norman Whybray studies this question, in a social and theological study of the Hebrew Bible. He discovers that, far from giving a faint or undifferentiated picture of "the good life", the books of the Old Testament each yield a distinct impression of what this life entails, underpinned by divine guidance and protection.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780567089557
ISBN-10: 056708955X
Format: Hardback
(223mm x 146mm x 29mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: T.& T.Clark Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - R. Norman Whybray

The late was Emeritus Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament Studies at the Univeristy of Hull.

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